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Accountant

Job Details

Edinburgh, Scotland Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Sarah Cairns

Accountant - Chartered Accountancy Firm | £29,000 - £35,000 + bonus + benefits | Edinburgh

SRGEurope is recruiting for a mid- tier Chartered Accountancy firm in Edinburgh. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join the Business Support Management Team, working as part of a current team of 22. My client offers the chance to work with clients in a wide range of sectors and the role will involve a great deal of client contact some of which will be at clients' premises. The role represents the opportunity for someone to assist in the continuing growth and development of the department

Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Service a varied portfolio of clients in a pro-active manner.
  • Preparation of management accounts for a variety of clients
  • Preparation of forecasts, business plans and other ad hoc reports.
  • Preparation of annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations.
  • Assisting with review and development of improved working practices and in house training sessions.
  • Coaching junior staff.
  • Developing and maintaining client contact and relationships.
  • Liaison and communication with Managers and Partners.

The Candidate

  • Professionally qualified accountant, or qualified by experience.
  • Experience in business support work in an accountancy practice.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Willingness to take responsibility and suggest solutions to problems encountered.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Good IT skills including Sage and/or Xero experience.
  • Track record of work delivered to budget.
  • Ability to analyse figures in a meaningful way.
  • Good time management skills and ability to efficiently organise your own workload.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good technical (financial reporting) skills.
  • Proven success as a team player but must also be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and self-motivation.

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